Free Writing Paragraphs Common Core "PEELS" Anchor Chart
Free download: Common Core Standards "PEEL" Anchor Chart for Paragraph Writing Display this anchor chart to remind students of the necessary components for a strong paragraph: Point, Evidence, Explanation, Link, Style. You can find my PEELS writing graphic organizer PLUS reading (text analysis) r...
Webb's Depth of Knowledge vs. Bloom's Taxonomy - IgnitED
I had the opportunity to attend one of our districts data review meetings with my principal. It was very interesting to see how personnel from the district office dissect and internalize information. As I sat there listening to the PPT presentation that my principal worked frantically to create for this meeting, her supervisor stopped her … Webb’s Depth of Knowledge vs. Bloom’s Taxonomy Read More »
Relevancy Check: Why Am I Teaching This?
Is It Time for a Relevancy Check? You know what you're supposed to teach. It's defined in academic standards implemented by your state and and outlined the curriculum adopted by the district. You know what your students are expected to know, understand, and do and how deeply they need to know, understand, and be aware of what they're learning. It's stated in the performance objectives your state's academic standards and set by the questions, problems, and tasks your students your students…
The Padagogy Wheel … it's a Bloomin' Better Way to Teach - In Support of Excellence
When I received the invitation from the new Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, I decided to completely upgrade two seminar workshops. Dr Ian Green from the School of Education here at Adelaide and I have used Padagogy101 (introduction to iPad in HE) and Padagogy201 (more advanced use for […]
7 Syllable Types Classroom Posters Set
The 7 types of syllables occur in all words of our English language. When students learn the 7 syllable types they are better able to break longer words into chunks. This helps our students decode unknown words as well assists with spelling. The Make, Take & Teach 7 Syllable Types Posters can...
25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently
What do successful teachers do? It’s difficult to measure success but the first and most important question to ask is: Are teachers reaching their students?